momentary momentary  /ˈmoʊ mən ˌtɛ ri/


  • (adj) lasting for a markedly brief time



  1. But his book was no momentary aberration.
  2. They're capable of producing snapshots not just for momentary amusement but for printing out and framing.
  3. Forgive me for having a momentary lapse.


  1. Verona-Cedar Grove Editorial: We want to learn about you

    From momentary hardships and scholastic achievements to lifelong struggles and times of good fortune; everyone has a story to share.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Big Names Who Could Be Traded This Summer

    While much of the mainstream focus is rightfully on the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat's journey to the Larry O'Brien Trophy, the other 28 teams in the NBA are laser-focused on what comes after the victor between these two teams have their victory parade. Unlike other sports, where there is at least a momentary break in the action, the NBA hops almost immediately from its finals to the draft ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Universal Button with UL Listed Latching Timer

    The Universal Button with UL Listed Latching Timer helps eliminate having to stock dozens of push buttons, and wasting precious time and money tracking down just the right button for a customer. Use the switch as is or it easily reconfigures for a specific application. This momentary button with latching timer allows the button to be used in a latching mode that can be reset with a contact ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "When this momentary obstacle is eliminated, we will fulfill our promise immediately," Kim said, according to Koschyk.
    on May 31, 2007 By: Kim Yong Nam Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The momentary feelings -- you know, you are mad, you are really upset, you are disappointed -- all of that goes through your mind," Clinton said. "I have found you really shouldn't make decisions in the heat of those moments."
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: United Press International

  3. Medvedev, on a visit to Norway, joked that there had been a "small concert...... with special effects," but said he was glad "the strategic interests of Ukraine have prevailed over momentary emotions."
    on Apr 27, 2010 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: AFP

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /